On the recommendation of the Minister of Finance and Mass Media Mangala Samaraweera, the Cabinet of Ministers has appointed the Batticaloa Government Agent Ms P.S.M. Charles as the new Director General of Sri Lanka Customs Department with immediate effect.
Ms Chales, a Special Grade Officer of the Sri Lanka Administrative Service has 26 years of service in the public sector and has previously served as the Additional GA and the GA, Vavuniya.
She is a Graduate of the University of Jaffna and has also obtained two Masters Degrees from the Universities of Peradeniya and Rajarata in the fields of Disaster Management and Business Administration.
The present DG/SL Customs W.A. Choolananda Perera is to be appointed as an Additional Secretary to Ministry of Public Administration and Management.